There's something about crafting with felt that brings out the kid in all of us. Regardless of how it's glued, sewn, or cut, we love the retro feel the fabric brings to projects. It also happens to be one of the easiest materials for young tots to handle due to its thickness — there's a reason so many preschool projects are made from felt!
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we turned to Jodi Levine, crafts editor at Martha Stewart Living, for some advice on crafting with our kids for the big day. "Many years ago my friend Page Marchese Norman and I started a tradition of hand making Valentine's gifts for our co-workers," Jodi shared. "I think we had originally meant for them to be holiday gifts but with the December craziness, Valentine's seemed like a more reasonable deadline! Felt had always been a favorite material of ours. Because felt is nonwoven and doesn't fray, it requires no hemming, making it super easy to work with."
Check out the five easy crafts your lil ones can create with minimal help from mom and dad.